The University’s IT Futures conference returns this year with a theme around IT horizons in research and a title of “Research: doing it faster, doing it differently”.
It will take place on Thursday, 17th December 2015 0915-1600, in G07 Informatics Forum.
October 12th update: This conference is fully booked. Please add your name to our waiting list in case of cancellations. Add name to Waiting List.
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All speakers are University of Edinburgh colleagues unless otherwise stated.
Please note: The programme is almost final. Please do not plan your timed attendance around this version of the programme. The committee reserve the right to alter the timings and speaker slots as planning continues apace. For instance a morning speaker could be changed to a pre lunch speaker; or afternoon speaker to morning. We will confirm the programme as soon as possible.
|08.30 – 09.15||Registration, with coffee|
|09:15 – 09.30||Welcome|
|09:30 – 10.00||Opening Address: Sir Prof Timothy O’Shea|
|10.00 – 11.00||Prof Susan Halford, University of Southampton|
|with Invited Respondent – Prof Sian Bayne|
|11.00 – 11.30||Coffee break|
|11.30-12.00||Prof Burkhard Schafer|
|12.00-13.00||Dr Peter Murray-Rust, University of Cambridge|
|with Invited Respondent – Melissa Highton|
|13.00 – 14.00||Lunch|
|14.00 – 14.30||Dr Shaun Bevan|
|14.30 – 15.00||Prof Alan Bundy|
|15.00 – 15.40||Gavin McLachlan and Prof Mark Parsons|
|15.40 – 16.00||Prof Richard Kenway, Closing Address|
|16.00 – 17.00||Please join us for Mince Pies and Mulled Wine|